Friars Hill Traffic Report

Friars Hill Traffic Report
By Sarah Mansheim
Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

Everyday I’m Shovelin’

By the time you read this, we will either be under a foot or two of snow or we’ll all be standing around in our kitchens wondering what in fresh Hell are we going...

HOLIDAZE

Here we go! By the time you read this, your Thanksgiving dishes will be washed, and maybe even be put away, you overachiever, and you’ll be subsisting on turkey sandwiches and turkey soup, and...

Off the Tops of our Heads

By Sarah Mansheim I was covering a government meeting this week, and an audience member asked the governing members an interesting question. “How do members of the media decide what to write about?” she asked. My reporter...

New to Town

This column originally appeared in the Aug. 15, 2015 edition of the Mountain Messenger Now, I’m a newcomer to Friars Hill; I’ve lived there only 11 years and my people only recently moved there back...

Winging It

By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger   There must be a mistake. It was supposed to be easy. When I grew up, I was going to look like Holly Golightly and have money and never ever...

Punching up

In comedy there are two rules, often at odds, that we strive to live by: 1: always try to punch up, and 2: political correctness is a humor killer. When I first heard the...

Rotating the light bulbs and other chores

What a shame that Bill Cosby turned out to be a serial sexual predator (allegedly), because I really miss his parenting advice. Honestly, I used to make a fair amount of my choices based on...

Friar’s Hill Traffic Report: On the Lam

I forgot my grocery list. I’ll try to reconstruct it here for your personal enjoyment: Dry Swiffer Toilet wand refills Half and half Shampoo and conditioner (My daughter goes through about a bottle of these every two weeks....

Peekers

Are you a peeker? A box shaker? I peeked once. I can’t remember how old I was, maybe as old as 10, and one afternoon, a couple of weeks before Christmas, I got wise to...

Friars Hill Traffic Report: Let’s do lunch

Want to get lunch sometime? Lol. Who am I kidding? A girlfriend texted me last Saturday night: “Let’s plan a face to face this week,” she wrote. “I’m free any evening this week except Wednesday,” I lied. “Let’s do...

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